Friday, February 19, 2016

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: 97 Years Ago: “An Alienist Will Charge You $5,000 to Tell You If You’re Crazy; Go to the Cubist Show and You’ll Be Sure of It for a Quarter,” Evening World Feb. 22, 1913

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97 Years Ago: “An Alienist Will Charge You $5,000 to Tell You If You’re Crazy; Go to the Cubist Show and You’ll Be Sure of It for a Quarter,” Evening World Feb. 22, 1913

The 1913 Armory Show, which introduced the American public to cubism and Modern Art, was unfavorably reviewed by the Evening World, saying “No words in the English language and no combination of words are adequate to describe these Cubist pictures, about which we have heard so much.” Read more about it and follow us on Twitter @librarycongress #ChronAm!

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